Matuma Letsoalo is a senior politics reporter at the Mail & Guardian. He joined the newspaper in 2003, focussing on politics and labour, and collaborated with the M&G's centre for investigations, amaBhungane, from time to time.In 2011, Matuma won the South African Journalist of the Year Award and was also the winner in the investigative journalism category in the same year.In 2004, he won the CNN African Journalist of the Year prize – the MKO Abiola Print Journalism Award. Matuma was also a joint category winner of the Mondi Shanduka SA Story of the year Award in 2008. In 2013, he was a finalist for Wits University's Taco Kuiper Award.
Addressing the Cosatu national congress, Nzimande launched a veiled attack against factions he believes are trying to derail the tripartite alliance.
Cosatu's national congress next week is expected to be used as a platform by some affiliates to endorse Cyril Ramaphosa as the next ANC president.
A forensic investigation called for disciplinary action nearly a year ago but this has not been done.
But the Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma camp is trying to convince him not to oppose her.
Supporters of ousted KZN chairperson Senzo Mchunu are set to lodge a complaint alleging that the voting process was unconstitutional.
The gloves came off at the ANC conference in KZN as President Zuma rebuked former leader Kgalema Motlanthe for his "cowardly" criticism of the party.
An ANC faction accused the SACP of using Zuma as a Trojan horse at Polokwane. Will the communists survive the onslaught ahead of the 2017 conference?
Matuma Letsoalo speaks to the Democratic Alliance leader as he puts out fires.
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has been accused of undermining the ANC and refusing to take her cue from its NEC communications subcommittee.
Second deputy president Zingiswa Losi would be the first female general secretary if certain senior union federation leaders get their way.